Proceedings Magazine - February 1933 Vol. 59/2/360

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“Well, old man, it cost me four thousand dollars to educate you and that was twenty-four years ago. Now you’re nothing but a—janitor.”

It was my father...

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  • Lo! The Poor Janitor
    By Commander Mahlon S. Tisdale, U. S. Navy

    “Well, old man, it cost me four thousand dollars to educate you and that was twenty-four years ago. Now you’re nothing but a—janitor.”

    It was my father speaking. Time, the winter of 1930. Place,...

  • Deciding The Shanghai War
    By Captain Elbridge Colby, U. S. Army
  • In The Wake Of War
    By Lieutenant Commander Melvin F. Talbot (S.C.), U. S. Navy

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  • Aid To The O. O. D.
    By Lieutenant W. J. Russell, U. S. Navy

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  • Ballasting A Navy Tanker
    By Lieutenant Commander Ross P. Whitemarsh, U. S. Navy

    There is a happy balance between the tanker which wallows home with ten thousand tons excess ballast and the one which pounds its way through a heavy sea to the accompaniment of dizzily shaking masts and shearing rivets. Even viewing two...

  • A Hurricane In Puerto Rico
    By Lieutenant Commander O. H. Holtmann, U. S. Navy

    Destructive hurricanes are not com­mon in Puerto Rico. True, three have occurred in the past four years, two of these being classed as major disasters, the one of September 13, 1928, known as the San Felipe, after the saint’s name...

  • The Bank
    By Commander Frank Luckel, U. S. Navy

    Probably most naval officers have a vague realization that a considerable portion of the Atlantic and Gulf coasts of the United States is fringed by offshore bars. Mariners wisely give these formations with their accompanying...

  • Panama La Vieja
    By Chief Boatswain John D. Thompson, U. S. Navy

    During annual maneuvers practically the entire naval personnel visits the Isthmus of Panama and the Canal Zone. Many go ashore and explore the city of Panama to find much that is interesting, but few will take the time to ride a few miles out of...

  • Technique Of Organization
    By Lieutenant Commander Ronald T. Strong, U. S. Naval Reserve

    Boiled down to its ultimate essen­tials, the fighting ship of the navy is a factory for the production of only one thing, namely, explosive projectiles bursting on the enemies’ ship. Just as the measure of the efficiency of a...

  • The Navy: Its Contact With Congress
    By Lieutenant Commander Carl H. Schmidt, U. S. Naval Reserve

    The Constitution charges the Congress to provide and maintain a navy, consequently at least once each year the Navy must “sell” itself to the Congress of the United States on an appropriation or money basis. Further, under...

  • The Rapid Communication Systems Of The World
    By Captain S. C. Hooper, U. S. Navy

    World rapid communications nat­urally separate themselves into four divisions: local, long distance, broadcast, and mobile. Local re­stricts the area of communications to the limits of one city or town, or to a narrow...

  • Discussions

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  • Notes On International Affairs

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  • Book Reviews

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  • Professional Notes

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  • Minutes Of Naval Historical Foundation
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